Wednesday, Oct 05, 2022

Salman Khurshid

Delhi HC Refuses To Entertain Plea To Ban Salman Khurshid’s Book

Nov 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Delhi High Court Tuesday refused to entertain a plea seeking direction to the Centre and Delhi government to ban the sale and publication of Congress leader Salman Khurshid's book “Sunrise Over Ayodhya: Nationhood In Our Times”.

"Can't Do Anything If People Are Sensitive" Delhi High Court On Salman Khurshid's New Book

Nov 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

While refusing to interfere with the sale and publication of the book, the high court posed what can the court do if people were "feeling so sensitive". Ask people "not to buy or read the book" instead, the High Court commented.

If Sentiments Hurt, Read Something Better: Delhi HC Dismisses Petition To Ban Salman Khurshid's Book

'Ask people not to buy the book or read it. Tell people it is badly authored, read something better,' said Delhi High Court while dismissing a petition seeking a ban on Salman Khurshid's book, Sunrise Over Ayodhya: Nationhood In Our Times.

Salman Khurshid: I Don't Accept Hindutva But Hinduism Is A Beautiful Religion

Nov 19, 2021 Preetha Nair

Though it is about SC verdict on Ayodhya, media is focusing only on one paragraph where I made a clear distinction between Hinduism and Hindutva, tells Salman Khurshid about his new book

Salman Khurshid's Hindutva-ISIS Comparison; Congress Trying To Divide Society

The Congress is trying to “divide” the society on the religious lines and the party leader Salman Khurshid comparing Hindutva to the terrorist group ISIS is the latest example of this attempt, BJP general secretary D Purandeswari alleged on Wednesday and asserted that the saffron party believes in secularism.

15 November, 2021

Hindutva Remark: Salman Khurshid's Nainital House Vandalised

Outlook Web Desk

In his recent book, Congress leader Salman Khurshid drew a comparison between Hindutva and terror outfits like the ISIS.

11 November, 2021

BJP Demands Expulsion Of Salman Khurshid From Congress; Says His Comments Have Hurt Religious Sentiments

Outlook Web Desk

BJP’s IT cell head Amit Malviya said: ‘Congress's Salman Khurshid in his new book writes that Hindutva is similar to the jihadist Islamist groups like ISIS and Boko Haram’.

13 September, 2021

Congress To Fight UP Polls Under Priyanka Gandhi’s Leadership: Salman Khurshid

Outlook Web Desk

The former Union minister also said the Congress would not form alliance with any party in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly polls.

11 August, 2021

Congress Constitutes Poll Committee For Upcoming UP Elections

Outlook Web Desk

The committee approved by the party’s president Sonia Gandhi includes its state unit chief Ajay Kumar Lallu and former Union ministers.

21 July, 2021

UP Court Issues Non-Bailable Warrant Against Congress Leader Salman Khurshid's Wife

Outlook Web Desk

A local court in Uttar Pradesh has issued a warrant against Louise Khurshid in a case of misappropriation of funds to the tune of Rs 71 lakh received by her organisation Dr Zakir Hussain Memorial Trust.

23 June, 2021

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Is Congress’ Captain In UP: Former Union Minister Salman Khurshid


When asked if Priyanka will be the Congress’ CM candidate for the upcoming UP polls, Khurshid said, ‘I am not going to answer that till such time as she does not give us an indication. But she is a wonderful, great face.’

17 November, 2020

'Doubting Thomases': Salman Khurshid Hits Out At Kapil Sibal For Criticising Cong Leadership


Some senior Congress leaders including Kapil Sibal had called for introspection after the party's dismal performance in Bihar assembly polls

24 September, 2020

Delhi Riots: Congress leader Salman Khurshid, CPM Leader Brinda Karat Named In Chargesheet


The Delhi riots charge sheet said that the protected witness have stated in the statement recorded, under section 161, that several big names like politician Udit Raj, Khurshid, Karat had come to the Khureji protest site and gave "provocative speech".

30 August, 2020

'Can't See Heavens Falling' For Need Of Elected Congress President: Salman Khurshid


Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid said the party members who have written to Sonia Gandhi always had access to her and could have approached her rather than writing to her.

28 October, 2019

'Congress' Downward Slide Over... Now, It Needs Clarity Of Purpose': Salman Khurshid

Outlook Web Bureau

The party is now out of confusion and self-doubt, the former Union Minister said, in an apparent reference to poor show in the Lok Sabha elections, Rahul Gandhi quitting as President, and some leaders deserting in a few States.

09 October, 2019

'Congress May Not Be Able To Win Assembly Polls': Salman Khurshid Sounds Alarm On Party's Fate

Outlook Web Bureau

The former External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid lamented that after Congress' defeat, the party never came together to analyse the reasons behind the debacle and that its leader Rahul Gandhi walked away.

01 September, 2019

'It's Like Looking For Needle In Haystack': Salman Khurshid On Finding Positives In PM Modi's Governance


Salman Khurshid's remarks came days after Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said Prime Minister Modi's governance model is not a 'complete negative story' and not recognising his work and demonising him all the time is not going to help.

26 July, 2019

Maybe PM Modi Meant 'Meditate', But Trump Heard 'Mediate': Salman Khurshid

Outlook Web Bureau

Referring to the controversy, former external affairs minister Salman Khurshid said in a lighter vein, 'May be prime minister Modi wanted to say why don't you meditate for Yoga, and he thought Modi was asking to mediate.'

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

Outlook Latest Issue

Subscribe Now
Short Story

‘Laab’ In The Mountains

He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.

Graphic Novel

Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.

Chinki Sinha
Play Us A Memory, Violin Man


It’s Just Numbers, Love

Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.

Rukmini S.
It’s Just Numbers, Love


The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz